[head tinderbox] failure on amd64/amd64

youshi10 at u.washington.edu youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Mon Jun 4 00:23:38 UTC 2007

On Sun, 3 Jun 2007, Garrett Cooper wrote:

> Doug Barton wrote:
>> Garrett Cooper wrote:
>>>    Is there a reason why this line of code is invalid for amd64 (from
>>> /usr/src/contrib/bind9/lib/isc/x86_64/include/isc/atomic.h:25-28)?
>>> /* We share the gcc-version with x86_32 */
>>> #error "impossible case.  check build configuration"
>>>    After doing some searching, all that that macro does is use says the
>>> OS can use gcc asm instructions.
>> Yeah, I looked at that header and asked myself the same question. I'm
>> going to follow up with the ISC folks on that issue.
>> Meanwhile I finally got access to an amd64 machine that I could build
>> the port on (our reference system is literally FUBAR), and it looks
>> like things are in better shape than I feared. Ruslan's suggestion of
>> using the x86_32 atomic.h header that I already committed turns out to
>> be how the port does it, and the other generated headers look good, so
>> the build should be fine now. If anyone could confirm that with
>> sources that include v. 1.18 of src/lib/bind/config.mk the world
>> actually builds, I'd appreciate it. If you could do some rudimentary
>> testing of the results, I'd be eternally grateful. :)
>> FWIW, I relied on the fact that the bind94 port builds just fine on
>> our platforms to convince me that things would be fine for the base.
>> While that seems to have worked for most of the cases, it turns out to
>> have not been a good assumption to make. I apologize for the
>> inconvenience that I created.
>> Mea culpa,
>> Doug
> Ok, I'll give it a shot now Doug.
> Thanks!
> -Garrett

buildworld just passed the bind9 section on my EMT64 machine, so I think it's safe to say that bind9's in the clear now :).


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